anterior cruciate ligament

A replacement anterior cruciate ligament recently used in surgery was made out of a pig ligament

Ligaments and tendons of the future

Imagine that in the future, you badly tore a ligament or a…

 

David Richard/AP file photoRams quarterback Sam Bradford's season ended before it really began as he sustained a torn ACL during a preseason game.

What’s an ACL and why is the injury so devastating?

The NFL season had not even begun and already one of its…

 

The ACL is the most commonly injured ligament in the knee.

Various methods to treat ACL injuries

If you’ve been told you have injured your anterior cruciate ligament, you’re…

 

Henny Ray Abrams/2001 AP file photoStudies are trying to determine why females suffer more knee injuries than males.

Women at higher risk for sports-related knee injuries

When it comes to knee injuries through playing sports, statistics tell us…

Henny Ray Abrams/2001 AP file photoStudies are trying to determine why females suffer more knee injuries than males.